Human Rights News

JCU Hosts Cosmopolitanism and Conflict Conference

JCU Hosts Cosmopolitanism and Conflict Conference

John Cabot University hosted an international conference on 'Cosmopolitanism and Conflict' on October 11-13. The three-day event focused on developing contemporary 'cosmopolitan' ideals of human rights, equality and global community in the light of the contemporary conflict-ridden realities of global politics.

Faculty Development Funds Support JCU’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development Funds Support JCU’s Outstanding Professors

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to report that JCU faculty development funds continue to support the professional development of an outstanding group of faculty.

JCU and UNICRI Conclude Successful Summer School on Human Rights

JCU and UNICRI Conclude Successful Summer School on Human Rights

How to mainstream a gender perspective in human rights and accomplish the Millennium Development Goal of gender equality and women's empowerment?

Professor Silvia Scarpa Speaks at Australian Bar Association Conference

Professor Silvia Scarpa Speaks at Australian Bar Association Conference

In the framework of the panel dedicated to trafficking in persons, Professor Scarpa analyzed the European standards in the field of the fight against the phenomenon and the protection of the victims.

JCU and UNICRI Present Summer School on Human Rights

JCU and UNICRI Present Summer School on Human Rights

The 2013 edition of the Summer School on Human Rights offers a course focusing on the achievements and failings of the human rights system in addressing social, political and economic inequalities specifically affecting women.

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Human Rights Conference

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper at Human Rights Conference

John Cabot University Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science Silvia Scarpa traveled to Bled (Slovenia) to take part in the Globalization and Transnational Human Rights Obligations (GLOTHRO) Workshop on the Direct Human Rights Obligations of Corporations, held from January 17th to 19th.

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Publishes Monograph

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Publishes Monograph

Professor Silvia Scarpa published with UniversItalia her monograph entitled "An Introduction to International Human Rights Standards for Law Enforcement Authorities."

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Publishes Article in International Journal

JCU Professor Silvia Scarpa Publishes Article in International Journal

JCU Adjunct Professor Silvia Scarpa's article was published in the Fall 2012 Issue of The Protection Project Journal of Human Rights and Civil Society.

Guarini Institute Presents: 20 Years of Humanitarian Intervention

Guarini Institute Presents: 20 Years of Humanitarian Intervention

On October 15th 2012 the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs was honored to host a discussion on the last 20 years of humanitarian intervention.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper on Exploitation of Children

Professor Silvia Scarpa Presents Paper on Exploitation of Children

JCU Assistant Professor of Political Science Silvia Scarpa recently travelled to Valencia to take part in the 5th General Biennial Conference of the European Society of International Law (ESIL), held September 13th-15th.

John Cabot University and UNICRI Launch Summer School on Human Rights

John Cabot University and UNICRI Launch Summer School on Human Rights

On Monday, July 23, John Cabot University and UNICRI, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, launched the Summer School on Human Rights.

Faculty Development Funds Awarded for the Academic Year 2011-2012

Faculty Development Funds Awarded for the Academic Year 2011-2012

JCU Vice President and Academic Dean Mary Merva is pleased to report that JCU faculty development funds continue to support the professional development of an outstanding group of faculty.

JCU Launches Collaboration with UNICRI: Summer School on Human Rights

JCU Launches Collaboration with UNICRI: Summer School on Human Rights

John Cabot is please to announce its collaboration with UNICRI, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, in hosting a Summer School on Human Rights, July 23-27.

Professor Silvia Scarpa Speaks at CARFMS 2012 Conference in Toronto

Professor Silvia Scarpa Speaks at CARFMS 2012 Conference in Toronto

On May 16-18th, Professor Silvia Scarpa attended the "Restructuring Refuge and Settlement: Responding to the Global Dynamics of Displacement" Conference, organized by The Canadian Association for Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (CARFMS).

Italian Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata Awarded Honorary Degree

Italian Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata Awarded Honorary Degree

John Cabot University was pleased to award an honorary degree to Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata in a special convocation on May 15, 2012.